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House GOP Joins Senate Call for GAO Opinion on Biden's Border Wall Freeze

March 23, 2021

 

A group of more than 60 Republican House lawmakers and four GOP senators on Tuesday added their names to a Senate push to ask the Government Accountability Office to give its opinion on whether President Biden’s move to suspend border wall construction was in violation of federal law.

Biden suspended border wall construction via executive order on the first day of his presidency -- one of a number of dramatic moves on immigration that critics have said has fueled a growing crisis at the southern border.